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Physician - Emergency Medicine Job in Covington, LA

Emergency Medicine Physician Opportunity in the Northshore Area of Louisiana

  • Accepts J1 Visas: No
  • Accepts H1B Visas: No
  • Loan Assistance:No
  • Independent Contractor
  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Remote Opportunity:No
  • 11/12/2019
  • 566046
  • STPH

OPPORTUNITY:

We are seeking Board Eligible or Certified Emergency Medicine Physicians for our Emergency Department at St. Tammany Parish Hospital. This is a full-time contracted position.

EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT:

St. Tammany Parish Hospital Emergency Department is a Level 3 Trauma Center and is an accredited stroke and chest pain center. Our department provides the broadest range of services for emergency care including after-hours care, heart and stroke care, pediatric emergency care, diagnostic testing, and access to specialists. St. Tammany Parish Hospital offers two emergency departments in the service district. One is part of the main hospital facility in Covington, and the other is an off-site emergency department in Mandeville.

Emergency Department Statistics

  • Approximately 42,000 visits annually
  • 35 beds on main campus with dedicated fast track and specialty treatment area for mental health, pediatrics, and trauma
  • 30,000 sq ft department
  • Physician coverage = 59 hours per day average
  • APP coverage = 36 hours per day average
  • Epic EMR
  • Extremely well-staffed with experienced Advance Practitioners, RNs, and scribes

OUR COMMUNITY:

The hospital is nestled in the heart of Covington on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain. It is a peaceful, scenic, community-oriented area with an abundance of amenities to suit every taste. The North Shore offers the best of both worlds – the comfort of country living with the diversities and attractions of New Orleans and Baton Rouge only a lake away. Families appreciate the strength of the St. Tammany Parish School System, which ranks as Louisiana’s finest and hosts a number of federally recognized Presidential Blue-Ribbon schools. Simply put, St. Tammany is a great place to work and live.

Distance to Major Cities (in miles):

  • New Orleans: 41
  • Baton Rouge: 69
  • Houston: 335
  • Atlanta: 462
  • Dallas: 497
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